The Historic Regatta in Venice

Venice Historical Regatta Italy Venice attracts  more visitors then usual in September. In fact, this is the time for the historic regatta (regata storica), a very popular festival, held  on the fist Sundays of the month. The Regatta is probably the main event in  the Venice calendar. A spectacular procession  of traditional boats decorated in 16th century style with gondoliers in period costume  go by along the Grand Canal. The view of this multicoloured parade is impressive and unforgettable. Continue reading "The Historic Regatta in Venice"